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= Neville A. Cross =
 
= Neville A. Cross =
  
I am Admnistrative Manager at [[http://www.teodolinda.com.ni Hotel Mansion Teodolinda]] at Managua city, capital of Nicaragua. I have a business degree, so I am not a deep knowledgeable computer person. I am a Amateur Radio since 1993, and a enthusiast on packet radio. By now I have a license of the highest level.
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== General Data ==
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*'''Fedora Account:''' yn1v
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*'''GPG:'''96851663
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*'''Blog:''' http://taygon.com (Spanish)
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*'''IRC:''' yn1v (usually #fedora-latam for meetings)
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*'''Location:''' Managua, Nicaragua. 1206.29 N / 08615.91 W '''Time Zone:''' UTC +06:00
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*'''Nationality:''' Nicaraguan '''Languages:''' Spanish (first language), English (as second language), Portuguese (just a bit).
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*'''Call Sign:''' YN1V (for Amateur Radio)
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*'''Linux User #:''' 473217
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*'''E-mail:'''
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[[Image:neville_email.png]]
  
My very first attempts with linux were with Red Hat around 1999, I had several hardware problems and leave it for some years. I took a book of FC4 bible in 2006 and have been using Fedora as my main OS ever since.
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== About me ==
  
There is no much Linux formal training opportunities at Nicaragua, so I took a short course in Linux Server Administration based on openSUSE (May - June 2008). This helped me a lot to fill in where my empiric learning have left voids.
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I am Business Administrator, I do not posses any technical training or certification. You may be tricket to think that I have, I swear I do not. Really! My technical side comes from the fact that I am an amateur radio since 1993. My very first attempts with linux were with Red Hat around 1999. I came back to it a couple of times but run into hardware incompatibilities. I took a book of FC4 bible in 2006 and have been using Fedora as my main OS ever since.
  
I have joined the local Fedora community called [[http://www.fedora-ni.net Fedora-ni]] on march 2008. By the same time I have joined the local Linux community on march 2008. This is GUL-NIC (Grupo de usuarios Linux de Nicaragua).
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I have joined the local Fedora community called [http://www.fedora.org.ni Fedora-ni] on march 2008. By the same time I have joined the LUG: GUL-NIC (Grupo de Usuarios Linux en Nicaragua).  
  
== Trivia ==
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== Roles ==
  
*'''Location:''' Managua, Nicaragua. 1206.29 N / 08615.91 W
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* Fedora Ambassador (2008)
*'''Time Zone:''' UTC +06:00
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* Freemedia Coordinator (2009) [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Yn1v/freemedia_log Personal Log]
*'''Languages:''' Spanish (first language), English (as second language), Portuguese (just a bit).
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* Marketing Team (2010) Currently Inactive
*'''Nacionality:''' Nicaraguan
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* Fedora Weekely News, Ambassador Beat Writer. Currently Inactive
*'''Higer Education:'''
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* Mentor for Ambassadors. Currently Inactive
** BA Business Administration - [[http://www.uca.edu.ni Universidad Centroamericana]], Nicaragua.
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* FAmSCo (Dec 2010 - Jun 2012) and current period starting Feb 2014
** MSc Organisational Change and Development - [[http://www.manchester.ac.uk The University of Manchester]] - United Kingdom.
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* Fedora Community Card Holder [[User:Yn1v/Community_credit_card_report| Report]]
*'''Call Sing:'''YN1V (for Amateur Radio)
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* Fedora Board Member since Feb 2014
  
== Contact Data ==
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== Badges ==
 
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{{ #fedorabadges: yn1v }}
*'''Blog:''' http://neville.siqueres.com (Spanish)
 
*'''Website:''' http://www.geocities.com/displicente (Spanish)
 
*'''E-mail:''' nacross (at) gmail (dot) com
 
*'''GPG:'''
 
*'''IRC:''' yn1v (usually #fedora-ni at freenode when time allows it)
 
*'''Fedora Account:''' yn1v
 
  
== Tasks ==
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== Interest==
* Editor of [[http://faq.fedora-ni.net/index.php5?title=Portada Fedora-ni wiki]]
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* Fedora Amateur Radio Special Interest Group
* Support at the [[http://groups.google.com.ni/group/fedora-ni?pli=1 Fedora-ni Mailing List]]
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* Fedora Robotics Special Interest Group
  
== Projects as an Ambassador ==
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== Events ==
* Promote a monthly gathering where users that get Fedora installed from different install parties can get support.
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* FISL / FUDCon LATAM. Porto Alegre, Brazil (2009)
* Set up a local repository at Nicaragua. In the mean time set up a private repository for updates a give access to users that do not have internet and also to be used at install parties without internet access.
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* Marketing FAD. Raleigh, NC, USA (2010)
* Participate in the Free Media Program
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* FUDCon NA. Tempe, AZ, USA (2011)
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* FUDCon LATAM. Panama City, Panama (2011)
  
== Fedora Upcoming Activities ==
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= Publications =
* Fedora 10 Lauch Party [[http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gZAFFkNAGWb7AePaCkd5UzBiEzjAD94HN1EO0 (suspended)]]
 
  
== Fedora Past Activities ==
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* Article: Software Freedom at Nicaragua at ''Observador Economico'' Magazine [http://www.elobservadoreconomico.com/articulo/675 online version (spanish)]
* July 22th [[http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=SL-para-TodosSoftware Libre para No-Informáticos]] - [[http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]]
 
** Coordinate the event
 
** Speak promoting GNUCash
 
* August 16th [[http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=Un_dia_con_la_UCA Un día con la UCA]] - [[http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]
 
** Coordinate the event
 
  
== FOSS ==
 
===FOSS Projects===
 
* Set up a wiki to share instructions for setting up linux for amateur radio use. Specially the topics related to AX.25.
 
* Set up a local forum to provide support for [[http://www.gnucash.org GNUCash]]
 
  
=== FOSS Upcoming Activities ===
 
* November 22th and 29th Repo Workshop at [[http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]]
 
* December 19th Pizza Bash at [[http://www.isi.edu.ni ISI Managua]]
 
  
=== FOSS Past Activities ===
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* April 26th [[http://installfest.info/FLISOL2008/Nicaragua FLISOL 2008]] at UNAN
 
** Registration Desk
 
* May 23th Linux Tour at [[http://www.isi.edu.ni ISI Managua]]
 
** Support
 
* June 4th to 6th Feria Tecnologica at UNAN-Managua
 
** Support
 
* June 5th Jornada Ubuntera at [[http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]]
 
** Provide a projector
 
* June 12th Jornada Ubuntera at [[http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]]
 
** Speach
 
** Provide Projector
 
* June 14th Mandriva Install Party 2008 at UNI-IES
 
** Support
 
** Provide Projector
 
* June 20th openSUSE day at UNICIT
 
** Support
 
* August 14th Dia Debian 2008 at UNI-IES
 
** Provide a projector
 
* September 20th [[http://www.linuxtour.org/sfd Software Freedom Day Nicaragua 2008]] at [[http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]]
 
** Staff - Coordinate the conference area.
 
* September 26th [[http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=Barcamp_1.5 Ubuntu Barcamp 1.5]]
 
** Drinker
 
  
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Latest revision as of 23:55, 27 May 2014

Yn1v: Neville A. Cross

Neville A. Cross

General Data

  • Fedora Account: yn1v
  • GPG:96851663
  • Blog: http://taygon.com (Spanish)
  • IRC: yn1v (usually #fedora-latam for meetings)
  • Location: Managua, Nicaragua. 1206.29 N / 08615.91 W Time Zone: UTC +06:00
  • Nationality: Nicaraguan Languages: Spanish (first language), English (as second language), Portuguese (just a bit).
  • Call Sign: YN1V (for Amateur Radio)
  • Linux User #: 473217
  • E-mail:

Neville email.png

About me

I am Business Administrator, I do not posses any technical training or certification. You may be tricket to think that I have, I swear I do not. Really! My technical side comes from the fact that I am an amateur radio since 1993. My very first attempts with linux were with Red Hat around 1999. I came back to it a couple of times but run into hardware incompatibilities. I took a book of FC4 bible in 2006 and have been using Fedora as my main OS ever since.

I have joined the local Fedora community called Fedora-ni on march 2008. By the same time I have joined the LUG: GUL-NIC (Grupo de Usuarios Linux en Nicaragua).

Roles

  • Fedora Ambassador (2008)
  • Freemedia Coordinator (2009) Personal Log
  • Marketing Team (2010) Currently Inactive
  • Fedora Weekely News, Ambassador Beat Writer. Currently Inactive
  • Mentor for Ambassadors. Currently Inactive
  • FAmSCo (Dec 2010 - Jun 2012) and current period starting Feb 2014
  • Fedora Community Card Holder Report
  • Fedora Board Member since Feb 2014

Badges

Secretary General Speak Up! Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Involvement Mugshot Junior Badger (Badger I) Ambassador Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora II) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Junior Editor Senior Editor Master Editor Associate Editor FUDCon Cusco White Rabbit Let Me Introduce Myself Crypto Panda Paranoid Panda Riddle Me This Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tagger (Tagger II) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Baby Badger Embryo Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Tadpole FLISOL 2014 Organizer Egg Tadpole with Legs Flock Paparazzi Fedora NI Author FLISOL 2014 Attendee FAmSCo Member Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Let's have a party (Fedora 20) Ambassadors Sponsor Free the Fedora Bob Loblaw (Planet V) The Blessing of the FPL Party Pirate Flock 2014 Speaker Crypto Badger Flock 2014 Attendee Senior Badger (Badger II) FAD Managua 2013 Vacation Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) FUDCon Managua The Panda Is In In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Macaron (Cookie I) Flock 2015 Speaker Let's have a party (Fedora 21) Origin Nom Nom Nom FLISOL 2015 Attendee FLISOL 2015 Speaker FLISOL 2015 Organizer Top 500 Chief Editor Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Flock 2015 Attendee FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker Froglet Fedora 24 Translation Sprint Fedora 26 Release Partygoer FLISOL 2016 Attendee Fedora 25 Release Partygoer Nuancier F26 Nuancier F24 FLISOL 2016 Organizer 3D Printing SIG Member Nuancier F25 Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F26) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Top 100 FLISOL 2017 Attendee Fedora Women Day 2017 Attendee Fedora 27 Release Partygoer Black and White (Cookie III) Nuancier F28 Science (Kernel Tester I) I Voted: Fedora 31 I Voted: Fedora 29 Board Member Social Panda

Interest

  • Fedora Amateur Radio Special Interest Group
  • Fedora Robotics Special Interest Group

Events

  • FISL / FUDCon LATAM. Porto Alegre, Brazil (2009)
  • Marketing FAD. Raleigh, NC, USA (2010)
  • FUDCon NA. Tempe, AZ, USA (2011)
  • FUDCon LATAM. Panama City, Panama (2011)

Publications